Breaking Barriers. Pressing Forward: 5 Keys for Empowering First-Generation Students
When it rains, it pours. Raised in a low-socioeconomic and single-parent home. Survivor of abuse. Struggling with weight, anxiety, and depression. First in the family to go to college to a Ph.D. at 28. A talk designed to inspire, uplift, and empower your participants to realize their potential and keep pressing forward in their endeavors.
Adulting Doesn’t Have to Suck: 5 Rules for First-Generation Students Navigating Life After College
Mama always said to enjoy being a kid! However, that didn’t stop anyone from having to grow up, and being grown does NOT have to suck. The purpose of this session is to help participants gain clarity about their next steps, create a blueprint to successfully navigate their journey of “adulting,” and feel confident about their future.
Change Today for Tomorrow: 5 Strategies to Support First-Generation Students
As the growing demographic of students enrolled in postsecondary settings continues to become more diverse, there is a need for institutions of higher education to be actively involved in creating campuses that are inclusive. The purpose of this session is to encourage participants to think more deeply about their role in being a part of communities of higher learning and learn strategies for helping their first-generation students thrive.
First-Gen to Full-Time: 5 Ways to Create a Supportive Environment for First-Generation Graduates in the Workplace
As first-generation college graduates move into the workforce, they also enter new spaces where their unique characteristics still call for them to have support in their transition. In this session, participants will gain a deeper understanding of first-gen employees and learn strategies to help them be successful in the workplace.